Cedarville University

251 N. Main Street, Cedarville, OH 45314-601
Tel: (937)766-2211
Private, non-profit | 3,620 students
Welcome to Cedarville University, a top Midwest Christian university. Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University attracts 3,620 undergraduate, graduate, and online students to more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887 for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ, Cedarville is recognized nationally as a baptist college with caring, authentic community, rigorous and Christ-centered academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, intentional focus on the Gospel, accredited professional and health science majors, and leading student satisfaction ratings. Cedarville University has been honored as thetop-ranked Christian university granting bachelor’s degrees and a best college for studying the Bible. Cedarville University academic teams regularly win or rank in the top tier of national and international competitions. Cedarville is also recognized among the best universities in Ohio.

School Overview:

Cedarville University
CountyGreene County, OH
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationOther
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
349 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment3,620 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
3,189 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
431 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
3,028 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
161 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Tuition Notes2015-16 costs
Percent Admitted75%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)540-650450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)540-650460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)510-630440-570
ACT English (25-75%)24-3019-25
ACT Math (25-75%)23-2818-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)23-2920-25

School Notes:

  • The University's purpose is to undergird students in the fundamentals of the Christian faith and prepare them for professional success and effective ministry. Students learn to evaluate knowledge in the light of scriptural truth, grow in Christian character, develop sound critical and analytical reasoning, practice the skills of communication, and appreciate and participate in wholesome avocational and cultural activities.
  • Cedarville University offers a well-rounded, challenging education with 111 majors, 220 full-time faculty, and 92 adjunct professors. The average class size is about 20 students, with a 13:1 student/faculty ratio.
  • Cedarville, Ohio—The editors of "U.S.News & World Report" have ranked Cedarville University in the top tier of Midwest region comprehensive colleges.
  • The University holds membership in the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org. Cedarville University is professionally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree; the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET), for the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree and the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree; the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE), for the Bachelor of Science in Social Work program; the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which applies to all business degree programs; the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), which applies to all music degree programs; and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), for the Athletic Training program.
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